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Hi, I’m Pete Maric. I grew up in Cleveland and graduated from CIA. After freelancing for a number of years, I launched Triplet 3D in 2013. I am interested in anything design related, from architecture to animation and am inspired by good books, progressive ideas, art and music. I also play guitar and gig regularly in the Cleveland area.

One Drawing a Day: SketchUp Model to Photoshop

One Drawing a Day: SketchUp Model to Photoshop I really enjoyed getting back into SketchUp over the past several weeks. Instead of doing quick 30 minute ‘sketches’ per day, I ended up completing an illustration. For the next two weeks […]

Tutorial: Model a Glass Pitcher in Cinema 4D

Tutorial: Model a Glass Pitcher in Cinema 4D In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to model a pitcher in Cinema 4D. In this video I will demonstrate modeling of the pitcher with a spline and lathe NURBS, making it editable […]

One Drawing a Day: SketchUp

One Drawing a Day: SketchUp I’ve been receiving a lot of SketchUp files from architects lately for architectural illustration work. Since switching over to Cinema 4D a few years ago, I have not used SketchUp for 3D modeling or rough […]

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: Clouds

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: Clouds For this weeks sketchbook drawings I started playing around with Photoshop brushes and experimenting with different looks for clouds. Using photographs as reference, I created 30 different gradients for the sky colors. The gradients were used […]

08 Cinema 4D Tutorials: Lights

08 Cinema 4D Tutorials: Lights In this 8th episode of intro to Cinema 4D Tutorials, you’ll learn how the lights work. The tools that will be covered are the omni, spot, target, area, and infinite lights. The topics that will […]

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: Trees

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: Trees Entourage elements (trees, bushes, people, etc) are usually added as one of the last steps in architectural illustration work. The focus of architectural illustration work is getting the architectural proportions correct and making sure […]

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: The Nightmare Before Christmas This week’s sketchbook drawings focus on rough compositions for a concert poster I am working on. The music that will be performed is the score from Tim Burton’s movie The Nightmare […]

07 Cinema 4D Tutorials: Cameras

Cinema 4D Tutorials: Cameras In this 7th episode of intro to Cinema 4D Tutorials, you’ll learn how the cameras work. The tools that will be covered are the camera object, target camera, 3D stereo camera, and motion camera. I created a […]

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: More Faces

Sketchbook, One Drawing a Day: More Faces I am enjoying drawing the human face and exploring line quality. This week I drew some decrepit zombies, a few ugly faces, some beautiful faces, and delved into new hair styles.     […]